TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Escapee from the Fulton County Jail, Hickman KY
Date of News Release: 10/22/2011
(Fulton County) -- The Kentucky State Police are investigating the escape of an inmate from the Fulton County Detention Center in Hickman, KY. At approximately 0520 hours on 10/22/2011, the Fulton County Detention Center notified the Kentucky State Police to report they had an inmate walk away from the facility. Joseph Ray Powell, 35 year old white male, was serving time for Robbery 2nd degree and Fraudulent use of credit cards over $100. He is described as a white male, 5 ft 10 in, 170 lbs, blue eyes and brown hair. He was wearing grey sweatpants and grey sweatshirt. Anyone with information can contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555.